pc starts on its own

  gixerboy 18:53 12 Jan 2005
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when telephone rings ,pc starts up on its own.also starts up at any time of day or night.no scheduled tasks are set .

  mattyc_92 18:56 12 Jan 2005

Easiest way to solve this is to "un-plug" it when it is off or buy one of those plug sokets that has a power on/off switch....
Not much more I can suggest......... Sorry!!!

  Rayuk 19:08 12 Jan 2005

Check your motherboard manual and check for a setting called wake on modem in the bios disable it.

  keith-236785 19:20 12 Jan 2005

could be a hacker/attack trying to use the wake on lan facility to get onto your pc.

or wake on token ring (modem, as suggested above)

either way it is possible to turn them both off via the bios.

do you use the pc as a fax terminal, if so thats another avenue to check out.

a few things to try out mate, keep us informed

good luck

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